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yawn, toyahav.I.intrSahkutohku wiranish Thaliahchi yahati, "Lawu lapu!" nitiman.At 9 o'clock Thalia yawned and said, "Good night!"
yeartihikanTihika ashuhki polun enihku michu masatɛya sinku uhk'ara. A year has 365 days.Wantaha tihika Yoroniku Hᴐhka Ɔshta tihika pir'uta.Long ago the Green Corn Ceremony initiated the Tunica year.
yell, touruv.II.intrImashi ur'ɔhɔtan!Don't yell at me!Tashihkan wihkwanahch, ur'itan.Yell, if you want help.
yellowadjkayiadj
yellow cornhahkakayin
yellow feveryashikayinPanama uhktitihki wɛrana'ara, yashikayi tonisɛma rapawi. When they were digging the Panama Canal, yellow fever killed many people. yashiwanakayinEhkuna tonimsɛma yashiwanakayi yuwaku. The mosquito gives people yellow fever.
yellow jacketnkekɛrakayin
yellow-billed cuckoosachikuwatohkunRahihta 'Ɔkashiku rah'utahch, sachikuwatohkuku waliku.When Thunder Boy thunders, the yellow-billed cuckoo calls. Ashuhkishi sachikuwatohkushiku sachikuwatohkunuhchihch'ɛma am'ilta unkshe hayihta 'unani. Lawushi sachikuwatohkushikuhistahahki unkshe hayihta 'una.In the daytime both the male and female yellow-billed cuckoo sit on their nest. At night just the male sits on the nest.
yellowhammer (bird)sap'arakuwansap'arakuwatohkun
yelp, towahav.I.intr Jamisonku uhksa ᴐshka kanawihch, wahawi.When Jamison stepped on his dog's paw, it yelped. Minu sa urishi simawihch, sa wahawi. When the cat scratched his nose the dog yelped.
yeshoninterj
yesterdayadvlawushiadvLawushi wihkpon'ɛhɛ. Kata wira?I didn't see you yesterday. Where were you? Lawushi tamahka shimi ra'aha shimihtani. Yesterday love was an easy game I played.Lawushi 'uw'uhkiman sehinta 'us'uhk'ɛhɛ. Yesterday has gone and tomorrow hasn't come.
yetadvchishtahahkiadvhishtahahkiadvHishtahahki sehi naratihch takomeli rihkuyahoni hayihta ’unanani.Yet when she awoke the next day, they were living in the limb of a hackberry tree"Chishtahahki" is the preferred form meaning "yet" in contemporary Tunica, but you will see "hishtahahki" in older Tunica texts.
yonderhishimidemMiri hɛntohku kichu 'ɔnta.They live in yonder little house.Miri ihchahchi tihkri.That house over there is my grandmother's. mihuniadv"Mihuni Rosiehchi 'asa." "Kaya werusa?" "Tihktira 'irahk’achihchi erusa.""Yonder comes Miss Rosie." "How do you know?" "I know the clothes she's wearing."hihuniadv
youngadjnisaraadjShiluka nisara narawistuk'ɔhɔ hishtahahki. The young screech owl couldn't yet fly.
young personnisaranNihkirhipushi nisarasɛma 'akatata. The young people met at the dance. oninisaran
young womannuhchinisaranAriya pirawan, nuhchinisarahchi woruhk'achi.The young woman was studying to be a doctor.Tayoluyana pirawan, nuhchinirarahchi tihk'wana. The young woman wanted to be a lawyer. oninuhchinisaran
you're welcomeya ihksh'ɛpainterjChandlerku Spencerku shihk'uta. Spencer niwi: "Tikahch!" Chandlerku pakawi: "Ya ihksh'ɛpa."Chandler helped Spencer. Spencer said: "Thank you!" Chandler replied: "You're welcome!"